Summary: In the high tech Silicon Valley we take a look at a new discovery and the troubles it can give you, the setting takes place in the present.
Run time: 30 minutes
Creator: Mike Judge, John Altschuler, Dave Krinsky
Main Cast: Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener, Martin Starr, Kumail Nanjiani Christopher Evan Welch, Amanda Crew, Zach Woods, Matt Ross
Silicon Valley Recap & Summary
Season 1 Recap
Richard Hendricks is a programmer, not one of the best in the internet giant Hooli. His ideas often get too easily dismissed and he is often taunted by his more successful colleagues. He is working on a useless music application called Pied Piper, his supervisors find out that there is the best file compression algorithm in the world in the app.
Richard gets an offer for the app worth 10 million dollars, he rejects it and decides to take the 200.000 dollars investment from eccentric billionaire Peter Gregory. This means that he needs to create everything on his own.
Richard and Jared find out that the name of their app is already used, the rest start brainstorming for a new name while Richard in his attempt to convince everyone that he is a good in negotiating leaves for a meeting with the owners of Pied Piper in order to convince them to give the name up.
There is a new lawyer in the company, Richard starts panicking because he doesn’t know where the company is headed. Erlich is appointed to the Pipers board of directors while Richard was drunk.
Erlich starts making his mistakes by hiring a convicted felon. Pied Piper gains entry to the TechCrunch Startup Battlefield, the grand prize is 50.000 dollars. Pied Piper needs to have a demo version in 8 weeks.
Pied Piper is near its completion, Richard is having a lot of troubles with coding the cloud-based integration modules. The Carver destroys the whole Piper code accidentally, that forces the team to revise it all.
The team arrives at the Battlefield even though their project is still not ready, Richard is having difficulty concentrating due to his girlfriend being present at the press conference.
Desperate to avoid litigation, TechCrunch offers the team a ticket straight through to the final. The team find out that Nucleus has the same score as them with additional features. Richard stays awake the whole night, makes significant changes that gives them a lot better score. The first season ends like it begun, with Richard vomiting into a dumpster on the alley.